The Unseen World and Other Essays

John Fiske (March 30, 1842 – July 4, 1901) was an American philosopher and historian. He was heavily influenced by Herbert Spencer and applied Spencer’s concepts of evolution to his own writings on linguistics, philosophy, religion, and history.

Essays in this book include: The Unseen World; The To-Morrow Of Death; The Jesus Of History; The Christ Of Dogma; A Word About Miracles; Draper On Science And Religion; Nathan The Wise; Historical Difficulties; The Famine Of 1770 In Bengal; Spain And The Netherlands; Longfellow’s Dante; Paine’s St. Peter; A Philosophy Of Art; and, Athenian And American Life.

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